MOSS CREEK NAMES NEW DIRECTOR OF GOLF

The Moss Creek Club has recently welcomed Tom Logue as its new director of golf. Logue is a Class A member of the PGA with 18 years of experience, and has been with the Moss Creek Club since 2008. Prior to his promotion, he held the position of head golf professional. He has an associate degree in golf complex organizations and management, with an emphasis in golf management, from the Golf Academy of the South. Logue was selected by his peers as the 2012 and 2017 Hilton Head Island Chapter Golf Professional of the Year. He lives in Bluffton with his wife and two sons.

SENIOR HELPERS OPENS NEW HILTON HEAD FACILITY

Senior Helpers, a national provider of personalized in-home senior care, will open a new facility franchise on Hilton Head Island. Senior Helpers will bring up to 50 new jobs to the region, including professionally trained caregivers who will help local seniors continue to enjoy the comfort of their own home, despite age-related illnesses and mobility challenges. The Hilton Head office will be managed by Scott and Christine Wellinger. For more information, go to seniorhelpers.com.

THE HERITAGE LIBRARY MOVES TO NEW LOCATION

The Heritage Library, an all-volunteer organization dedicated to history and ancestry research, has a new office location. Its new space at 2 Corpus Christi Place on Hilton Head Island will allow the organization to continue exceptional history research and expert ancestry resources. The previous location on William Hilton Parkway is now closed.

HILTON HEAD SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA MOVES TO NEW HOME

The Hilton Head Symphony Orchestra has joined forces with The Richardson Group and is moving to a new location in Coligny Plaza. The new space will be at 7 Lagoon Road and will also house the symphony orchestra’s offices, as well as serve as an event space for the community — it’s ideal for intimate events like recitals, small interactive concerts and theatre productions. The symphony orchestra expects the new space to open in early summer.

GROUP46 NAMED EMPLOYER OF THE YEAR

Group46 president Ryan Lockhart was named Employer of the Year by the South Carolina Vocational Rehabilitation Department. He was honored with the award at the Vocational Rehabilitation Open House Luncheon in Beaufort in October. The department provides job placement and training for people with disabilities. David Russell was hired as a graphic designer for Group46, a new position made possible by the vocational program.

NEW WEST MARINE STORES OPENS ON HHI

West Marine, a Waterlife Outfitter, has opened a new, larger store on Hilton Head Island. The 13,000-plus-square-foot store is at 430 William Hilton Parkway. Store Manager Tom McEwin and his staff of 16 have more than 125 years combined experience in boating, fishing, sailing, cruising and paddling experience. The store specializes in fishing gear, apparel, engine parts, stand-up paddleboards and kayaks and electronics.

PEACOCK AUTOMOTIVE OPENING NEW AUDI DEALERSHIP

Peacock Automotive broke ground Aug. 22 on its new 30,000-square-foot, $6 million Audi dealership at New River Auto Mall. Construction is expected to be completed by spring of 2018. The new facility is expected to bring 20 new jobs to Peacock Automotive, which currently employs 600 people. The new Audi dealership will feature a state-of-the-art repair center, plus an Audi sports facility that will expand inventory of high-performance sport models and offer more sport factory parts and accessories.

WESTIN UNVEILS GRAND OCEAN TERRACE
The Westin Hilton Head Island Resort & Spa opened the island’s newest wedding and event space. The 5,000-squarefoot Grand Ocean Terrace provides an elevated and unobstructed ocean view for up to 220 guests. Glass walls slide open into a full-length covered balcony, providing an all-season climate space. The Westin, at 2 Grasslawn Ave., is a AAA Four Diamond resort with 416 guest rooms and suites. Event space on property includes 19 meeting rooms, a 13,200-sq-ft Grand Ballroom and a 5,800-square-foot beachfront event deck.

BROENE AND HARPER EARN ASSOCIATE STATUS AT COURT ATKINS
Jason Broene and Andy Harper have been promoted to associates at Court Atkins Group, an architectural firm with offices in Bluffton and Hilton Head Island. The two former project managers earned this distinction for their exemplary contributions to the firm’s expanding commercial line of business. Broene successfully launched the new Hilton Head studio in addition managing commercial projects including Darren Clarke’s Tavern, Palmetto Dunes Resort Administration Building, Sea Turtle Marketplace on Hilton Head Island, and Fat Patties Restaurant in Bluffton. Broene joined Court Atkins Group in 2014. Harper was a key leader in the planning of the company’s new island commercial studio. He also worked on Bluffton Township Fire Station #30, Lady’s Island – St. Helena Headquarters Station and the Bluffton United Methodist Church expansion. 

NATE JONES PROMOTED TO VICE PRESIDENT/ GENERAL MANAGER FOR ALL BROAD CREEK MARINA ADVENTURES

Nate Jones will now oversee ZipLine Hilton Head, Aerial Adventure Hilton Head, Broad Creek Marina & Up the Creek Pub & Grill. He has been with the Organization for almost a decade, having graduated from the College of Charleston with dual major in both hospitality and tourism management and business administration.